Economic and Trade Policy

Economic and trade policies are a major focus for the University and for policy makers. These researchers are actively engaging with the policy process and would welcome further engagement from policy makers. 

Professor Simon Collinson

Professor Simon Collinson

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement
Director of the City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-REDI)
Professor of International Business and Innovation

The Department of Strategy and International Business

Simon Collinson has recently taken up the role of Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement at the University of Birmingham. He is also Director of City-REDI, the City-Region Economic Development Institute and a Professor of International Business and Innovation at Birmingham Business School where he was the Dean from 2012-2016. Simon is Chair of the Chartered Association ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9672
Email
s.collinson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Professor Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Professor of International Legal Studies

Birmingham Law School

Rilka Dragneva-Lewers is Professor of International Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School. She works on regional integration, EU external policy, legal reform and international diffusion of norms with a special reference to Eastern Europe. Her recent publications focus on Eurasian economic integration and its overlaps with EU initiatives in the post-Soviet region. Rilka’s work has strong ...

Telephone
0121 414 3146
Email
r.dragnevalewers@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor
Director of Admissions and Recruitment

The Department of Economics

Professor Robert Elliott is an applied economist who works at the intersection of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business. He has a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment.

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Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7700
Email
r.j.elliott@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Lee

Professor Robert Lee

Professor
Head of Birmingham Law School
CEPLER Director

Birmingham Law School

Professor Robert Lee is Head of the Law School and the Director of the Centre for Legal Education and Research  at the University of Birmingham. He has acted as specialist adviser to the European Parliament, the European Commission, the House of Commons and the National Assembly for Wales and has worked for the Department for the Environment in Northern Ireland (drafting ...

Telephone
0121 414 5864
Email
r.g.lee@bham.ac.uk

Professor Andy Lymer

Professor Andy Lymer

Professor of Accounting and Taxation

Andy has been a member of the Birmingham Business School for over 25 years and is currently its Director of Business Development. He is also the Director of the Research Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM). For the 4 years to November 2016 he was the Deputy Head (Associate Dean) of the School, was Interim Head of School during 2012. For the four prior years he was the Head ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6677
Email
a.m.lymer@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karen Rowlingson

Professor Karen Rowlingson

Professor of Social Policy

Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology

Karen is a Professor of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, as well as being Director of Research for the College of Social Sciences and Deputy Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM).

Telephone
+44(0)121 415 8565
Email
k.rowlingson@bham.ac.uk